Piratini is a city of the Brésil.
Piratini or Piratinin, denomination first which, in the language Tupi-guarani meant " fish bruyant" , saw its installation beginning in 1789 with the arrival from four families originating in the Archipel in the the Azores.
The first inhabitants settled on their arrival with the place known as Capão Grande C Piratini and founded a Chapelle in the honor of Notre Dame of the Design which, since then, is the owner of the city.
On the political scene of the country, Piratini became famous during the Révolution Farroupilha. In 1835, the city was the seat of the capital of the new Farroupilha Republic. To have been the Capital of the Republic Rio Grandense, Piratini is identified like the other heart of the Rio Grande C Sul. For all the State its name is always present, until that of the seat of the local government, the Palais Piratini.
Returned per head (2000): R$ 191,02 (Exchange 2000: R$1,00 = 4,00 FF)
(Atlas of the Humain/PNUD Development - 2000)
- GDP per head (2002): R$ 3.533,78 (Exchange 2002: 1,00€ = R$ 3,30)
2004 Francisco de Assis Cardoso Luçardo (PSDB) - elected official with 6.941 votes
- 2000 Francisco de Assis Cardoso Luçardo (PSDB) - elected official with 6.313 votes
Coefficient of infant mortality (1998): 19,23 per 1000
(Datasus, Ministério da Saúde)
- Population growth (2005): 1,14% per annum
- Index of Human development (IDH): 0,756
(Atlas of Human development UNDP - 2000)
- 47,95% women
- 52,05% men
- 50,75% of the population is urban
- 49,25% of the population is rural
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